DOCTOR WHO: Filming Series 6

Check out these two clips from filming of the sixth series of the revived DOCTOR WHO, featuring Amy swashing her buckle aboard a pirate ship! Karen Gillan gets wield a sword and even swing from a rope while the Doctor (Matt Smith) and Rory (Arthur Darvill) appear to be prisoners. Don’t worry, there are no real spoilers here…

Hmmm… what would Amy’s pirate name be? Perhaps Captain Ginger, or Amy the Red? Look for Series 6 of DOCTOR WHO to debut in April…

Super Bowl XLV Commercials: Big Time

For a lot of Americans, the Super Bowl is the one time of year we actually want to pay attention to commercials. Some years, it feels like the game gets in the way of the real entertainment. But the 2011 game was a tight contest between the Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers, with the Pack pulling out a 31-25 nail-biter.

The best spot, far and away, was “Volkswagen: The Force,” featuring the kid dressed as Darth Vader. Coming in second for me was, “Pepsi Max: Love Hurts,” featuring the woman torturing her husband and, ultimately, knocking out another woman by braining her with a can of Pepsi Max. The “NFL Best Fans Ever” spot worked, even if it was a bit heavy on characters younger viewers might never have even heard of. “Doritos: House Sitting” was funny, and the trailers for Captain America: The First Avenger and Thor looked quite good (Thor vs. the Destroyer? I’m there!). “Coke: Border” was nice, if simplistic.
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